|Reflections on Africa's First World Cup - MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University|
Chris Bolsmann (Sociology, Aston University) on the successful 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Topics covered include experiences at stadiums; FIFA's Disney-fied World Cup; Pan-Africanism and African teams; and the economic and political impact of the tournament. More World Cup Thoughts Online: "After the Final" with Karabo Mathang and Sindi Mabizela (audio) Laurent Dubois and Achille Mbembe on "The People's Game" (audio) African Soccerscapes by Peter Alegi (book) Dr...
Keywords: 2010 World Cup; Chris Bolsmann; football; soccer; South Africa